By Sydnee Hernandez. Lamps. Published at Sunday, February 24th, 2019 - 13:26:25 PM.
More and more people are learning to appreciate the quality and styling of antique floor lamps especially as most of the ones being produced today are molded plastic and literally made to be thrown away. Most all floor lamp makers from the turn of the century made their lamps from heavy metals such as cast iron, brass, steel and cast zinc sometimes combined with marble, onyx, glass and stone. Our lamp shop regularly restores these antique floor lamps for resale as well as for our customers’ own use. From our 30 years of experience it is clear that many of these antique floor lamps will last for hundreds of years. You will find some other surprises about these collectible works of art below.
On the other hand if you are planning to revamp your living area and you intend replacing all your lamps with mini chandelier table lamps, then you can buy different sizes which will offset the decor in your home. Once you have determined the ideal sizes of your chandeliers, your will have to determine the height of the table lamps as well as the wattage required to light your living space adequately. The size of the room will determine your wattage. If you have adequate lighting from your hanging lights, then you will only need a low wattage when it comes to your table lamps.
The wide variety of these styles of lamps is virtually endless. You can choose from tall floor lamps which can match a small table lamp or just standalone without additional accents. You can also choose from a variety of ceiling lamps that also have that special Tiffany touch. If you’re thinking of doing some upgrading in your home or even in your office, then this may be the way you want to go. Flush and semi flush mounts can be perfect for offices and they also offer the stained-glass elegance.
Today’s floor lamps, such as Tiffany stained glass floor lamps, are much sturdier than floor lamps of the past. For example, in the past, floor lamps were notorious for tipping over easily, thus creating a fire hazard. However, today’s floor lamps must meet something called the UL ”tipability standard,” requiring their bases to be heavy enough. This allows the lamp’s user to enjoy the full spectrum of light, including light that the naked human eye cannot detect, such as infrared light. In particular, this feature provides artists who use a variety of media, with a type of artificial sunlight to help reveal how certain hues will appear in sunlight.
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